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dollars. in energy, health care, questions, we routinely use federal dollars. no one really thinks about whether it is an issue or not. that is partially something about a notion of innocent children and partially because we have not had these big efforts to step up to trade these outcome of checks that will work. >> that is dead on. i still remember him being in a meeting very early in the chart your movements. -- charter movement. there was an association to promote choice. there was an argument that broke out about whether quality should be in the mission statement. quality would be the way that those who oppose choice would come down and shut it down. literally. this was a heated hour-long conversation. if you think about that, how you could argue at any time that quality should not always be associated with option, you're always going to lose the argument. why have it? that said, we are about to watch it happen again. this movie plays over and over again. the sector has the opportunity to move ahead and set a benchmark for how you define performance and avoid a backlash. virtual sc
energy. clearly, that is the future. that is the vision we have of an america that has powered itself by clean energy. we need to invest in clean energy to create jobs and make america competitive in the most important, new economic sector. china is doing that. europe is doing that. america must do that. it is doing it as a result of a bill we passed, the american recovery and reinvestment act. we need to continue on that path. currency reforms. under democratic leadership, we pass a bipartisan bill that sought to level the playing field by holding accountable companies that manipulate to gain unfair advantages. we know china is doing that. we know others are doing that. we need to pass legislation that will again send it to the senate a bill which will level the playing field for our manufacturers and our competitors. i am pleased to yield now to my good friend from south carolina, the assistant leader of the house of representatives. >> thank you very much. despite coming up about 44 votes short of to 18, -- 218, to prevent our nation of being devastated, republicans in washington c
cable satellite corp. 2012] >> we are just getting back. the energy level is probably going to get mellow. we will make that work for us. today's panel is on the question of for-profit and federal education policy. this is a topic that we at aei have been talking about for an extended stretch. in support of the templeton foundation, we have been running the private enterprise projects, trying to think about the opportunities and the challenge. how do make this work for kids in the community's? how do we think about some of the challenges the potential perils? this panel is a close of a series of panels and conversations. we have commissioned a number of pieces that will be coming up as a book this spring. we have the opportunity to work. phones, inose of the was cell turn them off. why this topic? the vast majority of what we do in america k-12 is done by public institutions. it is done by institutions run by states. and a lot of other work including most charter schools are run by nonprofit. then there is a substantial slot of activity that is for profit. they run schools or colle
clean air and clean water for them. i want jobs where they invent things like new energy sources. yes, i want them to be contributing citizens and pay taxes. i want a safety net for them in case they are disabled. and when they become elderly. and if they get cold in the cold winters of wisconsin. i want my grandchildren to get the american dream. i yield back. >> the gentleman from wisconsin. the gentleman reserve the balance of this time. the gentleman from maryland. >> thank you. i yield one minute to the gentle lady from california. >> thank you for yielding and also for your very bold and effective leadership, mr. van hollen. i rise in strong opposition to this unbalanced debt ceiling bill. this is an unbalanced approach. we know that. we have heard that. furthermore, this debt ceiling bill should have never been an option in terms of having to come to this floor to debate this. we should have, like democratic republican presidents have done in the past, we should have lifted the debt ceiling. rightfully so, many of us are concerned about these discretionary cuts. what are these cut
and they get new people, ideas, and energy. all of these things are positive aspects of the spoils system, but the downside is that it is an overwhelming task, especially at the beginning of a new administration. there is quality control that is difficult and the lack of continuity at the top of the executive branch is problematic. the number of political appointees has been increasing and has doubled since 1960. there are more programs and agencies, of course, and presidents want more control. the office feel they can't really trust civil servants that might be committed to the previous administration. richard nixon who said that they are dug in establishment terrorism's. he wanted more of his own appointees, but this is a bipartisan thing and each president wants more control. they think having their own appointees is going to help them. the top levels of the government have not changed significantly. departments have increased by about five, but the lower levels have increased considerably. as you can see, there is a lot of over russia there in recent years. i also want to focus on the
have those dreams. i get up every morning, with all the things the we do here, unemployment, energy problems -- when i get up in the morning, i get "the new york times," and the first place i go is the sports page. for a few minutes every morning, i dream of the athlete that i wanted to be. [laughter] and as i have dreamed over the decades, i thought, wouldn't it be great to be able to meet a babe ruth or lou gehrig? or maybe a rocky marciano? joe frazier? but today, i have been able to meet two of the people i have dreamed about going down to that 18th hole. with a good put, i can win this thing. this is a personal privilege for me to be able to meet the great jack nicklaus and to be here to help honor the great arnold palmer. we know that arnold palmer has played on the finest courses that the world has. he has designed 300 golf courses. seven of them are in nevada, operating now. he has won trophy after trophy after trophy. he has been swinging golf clubs since a little boy of four years old. he was always such a big star. remember.nold, you'll you and winnie were traveling acros
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